Brockport’s goalkeeper Tautis Poniskaitis (St. Mary’s C of E), faced 10 shots in the first half, five of which he was forced to make a save on.
Goalkeeper Melissa McGowan (Greece Athena) stopped a single Alfred shot in the first 45 minutes of play to keep the Cardinals at a 2-0 deficit at the half.
Nazareth played well defensively in front of junior keeper Brian Wilkin (Hilton), who was called upon to make five saves.
The Raptors cut RIT’s lead in half on a goal from Dylan McDonald in the 20th minute. She scored on a shot from inside RIT’s penalty box for her league-leading eighth goal of the season.
It only took Brockport six minutes of extra time to find the back of the net—Marissa Greiner stole the ball from a Lakers defender at the top of the box and made a centering cross to Krista Statt (Greece Athena), who scored her third of the season and put the Green and Gold on top, 2-1.
The Golden Eagles got the scoring started 13 minutes into the half, when Ayub Jeylani (World of Inquiry) netted his 10th of the season off a beautiful pass from Jason Hayes (Brockport), putting the Green and Gold ahead, 1-0.
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Rochester had two excellent chances to net a second goal. A long throwin from the right found Richards in the box. She touched it over to Giuliana Vasile (Pittsford Sutherland) who squibbed it past the left post. Richards hit the underside of the crossbar with 21 minutes left and the followup shot from Emily Henry was saved by Salls.
Early in he second overtime, Elizabeth Guidi unleashed a shot from about 25 yards out on which Fisher Keeper Melissa McGowan (Greece Athena) needed to make a tip-toe save.
The shots were even for the game with Geneseo taking 12 with five on goal and Nazareth taking 10 with two on goal.